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Master illusionist K.Lal dead

by fwire  Sep 23, 2012 20:15 IST

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Ahmedabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Kanti Lal, famous worldwide as magician 'K. Lal' died here early Sunday, a family member said. He was 88.

He is survived by his wife Pushpa, a son who is also a magician and known as 'K. Lal Junior', and two daughters who are married and settled in Chennai and Kolkata.

Considered a grand-master of illusions, K. Lal hailed from the Amreli district of Saurashtra in Gujarat but lived and worked most of his life in Kolkata.

He returned to his home state in 1990 and was active most of his life, enthralling millions of magic lovers for over six decades.

K. Lal's last rites shall be held in Ahmedabad tomorrow (Monday, Sep. 24), the family member told IANS.

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